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Congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil’s lab on their recent publication in Experimental Neurology

We are thrilled to announce the publication of a groundbreaking study from Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil’s lab titled “Pharmacological Inhibition of Receptor-Interacting Protein Kinase 2 (RIPK2) Elicits Neuroprotective Effects Following Experimental Ischemic Stroke.” This remarkable research sheds new light on potential therapeutic avenues for ischemic stroke, one of the leading causes…

Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Padilla-Coreano and Daniel Wesson on receiving R34 Grant

We are thrilled to share the incredible news that Dr. Nancy Padilla-Coreano and Dr. Dan Wesson have been awarded the prestigious NIH Brain Initiative R34 grant for their groundbreaking project titled, “Harnessing Biological Rhythms for a Resilient Social Motif Generator.” Their research promises to delve into the intricate interplay between…

Congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil on being named one of the UF Research Foundation’s distinguished professors for 2024

We are absolutely thrilled to congratulate Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil on being named one of the UF Research Foundation’s distinguished professors for 2024! This prestigious honor is a testament to Dr. Candelario-Jalil’s exceptional contributions to the field of Neuroscience, his dedication to research excellence, and his profound impact on the academic…

Congratulations to the lab of Dr. Matthew Sarkisian on their New Publication!

We are excited to announce that the lab of Dr. Matthew Sarkisian has achieved another milestone with their latest publication in Translational Oncology! Their article titled, “Aurora kinase A inhibition plus Tumor Treating Fields suppress glioma cell proliferation in a cilium-independent manner” showcases their dedication to groundbreaking research in the…

Dr. Andrew Maurer and Dr. Karina Alvina receive R25 Grant

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Andrew Maurer and Dr. Karina Alvina have been awarded the prestigious GATORAADE R25 grant! This incredible achievement is a testament to their expertise, dedication, and commitment to advancing research and education in their respective fields. This grant will allow the…

Congratulations to Mackenzie Bolen on Receiving the Parkinson’s Foundation Visiting Scholar Award!

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that Mackenzie Bolen has been awarded funding from the Parkinson’s Foundation in support of their Visiting Scholar Award proposal titled “Gut-First biomarker discovery within Parkinson’s Disease: single-cell spatial molecular imaging identifies molecular patterns of inflammation in colon and brain.” The Parkinson’s Foundation…

Dr. Jada Lewis and Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty receive T32 grant

We are thrilled to announce the renewal of the ADRD T32 research training grant, led by Dr. Jada Lewis and Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty. The grant will fund comprehensive training for selected PhD students on an exciting journey as they delve deeper into Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias research. Dr. Lewis’s…

Sequioa Smith receives honorable mention from National Science Foundation

Congratulations to Sequioa Smith, on receiving an honorable mention from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program during their first year as a Ph.D. student! The title of their research proposal is “Investigating the Neural Circuits of Short-term and Long-term Familiarity Memories.” The proposal aims to examine the role…

Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil joins BRAIN Steering Committee

Congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil who has officially joined the esteemed BRAIN (Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience Center) Steering Committee! With his groundbreaking expertise in studying the intricate molecular mechanisms of post-stroke brain injury and identifying neuroprotective therapy targets, we are certain that his invaluable contributions will foster collaboration…